Friday, March 13, 2020
This morning the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) confirmed that the organization’s Spring Technical Meetings, that had been scheduled for April 2-6 in Ottawa, are cancelled.
This decision was made due to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, with the goal of keeping TAC members and staff as safe as possible from the Coronavirus’...
Friday, February 21, 2020
This is the first article in a series profiling some of TAC’s volunteers. Learn more about TAC’s volunteer structure, the role of volunteers and the benefits of volunteering.
Introducing Maya Caron; TAC volunteer, transportation policy and planner for the Ministry of Transportation, Ontario and world traveler. We interviewed her about her...
Thursday, February 6, 2020
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) has updated its volunteer structure, and is now inviting individuals to join its councils and committees.
Step 1 - Understand the Opportunities
Committees. Committees lie at the heart of TAC’s work, and all interested employees of TAC member organizations are welcome to join. Committee members...
Monday, February 3, 2020
The 2020 TAC Conference & Exhibition is a great opportunity for industry professionals to connect, network and expand their knowledge in the transportation industry. In order to provide this same opportunity to students starting out in the industry, we are very excited to offer at least one TAC Student Grant for the 2020 TAC Conference & Exhibition in...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) produces and delivers road- and urban transport-related technical documents and guidelines which are referenced in jurisdictions across Canada. Many of these documents are available for free download; some are for sale.
ALL of TAC’s publications, both free and for sale, are listed on...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Updates about people working in the transportation and road-related industries.
Lance Vigfusson has joined WSP as a senior executive. He was an active, long-standing volunteer including having a term as a TAC Board member.
Patrick Dubé has been appointed Deputy Minister at the ministère des Transports du Québec, replacing Mark Lacroix.
Larry Halayko has...
Monday, January 6, 2020
TAC’s councils and committees are where volunteers gather to create and share knowledge, expand their skills, and build professional networks.
After much work over the last year, TAC is pleased to announce a new volunteer structure that will improve communication, strengthen collaboration, and help members get more from their participation.
Friday, December 13, 2019
If your organization is a member of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) and you’re reading this, chances are that you have a profile in TAC’s database and a login and password for TAC Online. What’s TAC Online, you may ask, and what kind of information can you find there?
TAC Online is a secure way for any contact in TAC’s...
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Partnership opportunities are available for nine major technical projects that will be conducted through the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)’s pooled-fund model.
Project partners contribute funding according to their interest and ability, and receive a seat on the project steering committee where they help shape the terms of reference and...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
We’re pleased to share this final wrap-up message for the 2019 TAC-ITS Canada Joint Conference & Exhibition.
The 70+ session recordings from the Joint Conference & Exhibition are now available in TAC’s Learning Centre. Topics include smart cities and big data; road safety and operations; CAVs and new mobility; materials,...
Monday, October 28, 2019
The first-ever Joint Conference & Exhibition hosted by the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) and Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of Canada (ITS Canada) was held September 22-25 in Halifax, and was an unqualified success! The event saw large attendance, with about 1,500 people participating:
940 Conference delegates;
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
In the coming weeks, the World Road Association (PIARC) will launch a new strategic plan to guide its work until 2023. Four major themes will be the focus through this cycle: road administration; mobility; safety and sustainability; and resilient infrastructure. PIARC is inviting nominations of candidates from around the world to serve on committees and task...